â€œ. . . the Dayspring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet unto the way of peace.â€? Luke 1:78-79 KJV
October 10, 2010
United Methodist Church
Dayspring United Methodist Church A Stephen Ministry Congregation Our Mission Statement:
To create disciples of Jesus Christ who touch and inspire people through an open and diverse community October 10, 2010
9:00 & 10:30 a.m.
*As a courtesy, please make certain your cell phone is off during worship. Thank you.
THE CHURCH GATHERS TO WORSHIP MUSIC FOR GATHERING
Rev. L. Michael Kelley at the Organ
DAYSPRING NOTES THE PRELUDE “Trio”
Josef Rheinberger 1839-1901
THE INTROIT 9:00 - “I Was Glad” by J. M. Martin The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “The Heavens Are Telling” by P. Choplin The Dayspring Chorale *THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: As we draw near to God People: God will draw near to us.
Pastor: People: Pastor: People: All:
Let us approach God with child-like faith. For God loves those who humble themselves. God’s arm reaches out to those who are weak. God’s help is near to those who are troubled. Let us worship and sing praises to God.
*THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE
Hymnal #92 “For the Beauty of the Earth”
A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN (As children age 2 through 5th grade leave for Sunday School, please join in singing Hymn #143) “Eagle’s Wings” And God will raise you up on eagle’s wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of God’s hand. THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM 9:00 - Natalie Ann Williams (12-22-09) 10:30 - Rhiannon Marie Balzell (6-23-10) Response: With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example of Christ, that this child, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to eternal life. HYMN RESPONSE “Child of Blessing, Child of Promise” (Stanza 1)
THE ANTHEM 9:00 - “Jesus, What a Beautiful Name” Arr. by Joel Raney The Celebration Singers Trey Berreman, Drums 10:30 - “Song of Triumph” by Dale Grotenhuis The Dayspring Chorale A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 -“Wings of Your Love” by P. Drennan 10:30 - “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” by H. Lemmel THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER THE LORD’S PRAYER THE EPISTLE READING
Hymnal #895 Philippians 4:4-9
THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY 9:00 -“A Jubilant Song” by Mary Lynn Lightfoot Esperanza 10:30 - “Praise Him! Praise Him!” by Mark Hayes Mary Sievert, Piano *THE DOXOLOGY Hymnal #94 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below; Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise God, the source of all our gifts! Praise Jesus Christ, whose power uplifts! Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
*THE PRAYER OF DEDICATION *THE HYMN OF PREPARATION “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
THE GOSPEL READING
Rev. George Smoot “Why Bother”
THE RECEPTION OF NEW MEMBERS Response: We rejoice to recognize you as members of Christ’s holy church, and bid you welcome to this congregation of the United Methodist Church. With you we renew our vows to uphold it by our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service and our witness. With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example of Christ that, surrounded by steadfast love, you may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal. *THE CLOSING HYMN “Now Thank We All Our God”
*THE BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE “In Christ There Is No East or West” In Christ there is no east or west, in him no south or north; but one great fellowship of love throughout the whole wide earth. *PASSING OF THE PEACE
Arr. L. M. Kelley
Let us greet one another as sisters and brothers in the ministry of Jesus Christ. May the grace of our Lord and Savior be with you. People: And also with you! (Please turn and greet one another as disciples of Jesus Christ!)
*POSTLUDE “Invention III”
Joseph Callaerts 1838-1901
*FELLOWSHIP Please Join Us for Refreshments in Fellowship Hall *Those in the congregation who are able shall stand
Communion is offered between services. Those who would like to receive the elements are invited to gather around the communion table. Assisting in the Service This Morning: Rev. Jane Tews The Pianist This Morning: Mary Sievert
To You, our first time Guest: We’re delighted you’re here! Please stand when the pastor asks for first time guests, so we can recognize you. We also invite you to stop by the Welcome Table near the church entrance and pick up a packet with information about our church. Welcome to Dayspring! Greeters This Morning: 9:00 - Mary Lou Collier 10:30 - Nancy Jamison Dawe Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Robert Grahmann 10:30 - Joseph Doty THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Carrie & Whitney White, in celebration of their wedding anniversary. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by The Mayson Family in celebration of Thiery’s 7th birthday. LARGE PRINT BULLETINS AND HYMNALS are available each week. Please ask an usher if you prefer large print. Also, please return large print hymnals to the narthex following worship. HEARING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE - This sanctuary is equipped with a hearing system. Please ask an usher for a receiver. CHILDREN'S WORSHIP GUIDES are available in the narthex. Ask an usher if you need assistance. PLEASE RETURN THE FOLDERS TO THE “USED” BOX FOLLOWING THE SERVICE. PRAYER REQUEST CARDS are located in the pew box. If you have a need or celebration, fill out the card and place it in the offering plate. IF YOU, OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW is a victim of domestic violence, please know there is information and support available through Dayspring. There are packets of information in the narthex, or for assistance, please call Rev. Jane Tews at (480) 838-1446. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with the confidential one-to-one Christian care you need to make it through a crisis or help through a difficult time. Call Sally Butler, (602) 524-2109, or Debby Vetter, (480) 706-9420, if you need someone to care.
As Members of The United Methodist Church, we have pledged to support our Church with our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness PRAYERS
Jane Easterly, sister-in-law of Gary & Gayle McKenzie, healing from kidney issues Bob & Connie Swanson, as Bob was hospitalized with heart issues and received a pacemaker Janice Foster, recovering from back surgery Marie Vonk & Family, at the death of Marieâ€™s mother, Mary Cournoyer on Sept. 13 in New Hampshire Gloria Kopecky & Family, at the death of Gloriaâ€™s husband, Charles, in August Rachel, 12 year-old daughter of friends of Kathie McAlpine, who is undergoing treatment for cancer Don Cardwell, brother of Lynn Potts, undergoing chemotherapy for esophageal cancer Beth Berg & Family, friends of the Juetten Family, as Beth is hospitalized with recurrence of cancer Kessee Zavala, friend of Kris & Dana Kroeger, undergoing 6 weeks of radiation in the U.K. for a brain tumor Barbara Rawles, healing following hip replacement surgery Vickie Pickard Brown, healing following knee surgery on Sept. 27 Merrilyn Shelton, dear friend of Gloria Kopecky, who suffered a severe stroke Ongoing Health Concerns Kathy Hamilton, Shirley Hughes, Lisa Benton Reed, The Ellis Family, Dave Avanzino, Warren Gallagher, George Butler, Polly Smith, Chris Hauser, Teresa Webb, Marge Sydell, Kristen Stegeman, Pam Narcy and Joan Venturini All military personnel and their families, especially those who are actively serving our country during this time of war. *REMEMBER all those, known and unknown to us, who are in special need of prayer.
PRESENCE Attendance for Oct. 3, 2010 568 SERVICE
GIFTS Offering received Oct. 3, 2010 $16,531 WITNESS
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class. For more information, contact Carol Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 838-1446. ** For Your Safety and to prevent injury, we ask that you be mindful of the courtyard construction area. The Caution Tape has cordoned off the entire courtyard and we ask that you use an alternate route to get to your destination. Thank you! Fall Ministry Fair - has been changed to Sunday, Nov. 14 on our brand new patio! Mark your calendar and plan to attend this All-Church Event. It is from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. We hope you will take this opportunity to learn more about all of the ministries of Dayspring. See you there! Olan Mills Pictorial Directory - Final Call! A sign-up table will be in Fellowship Hall today for photos to be taken 10/18 - 10/23. Go to: www.signup.olanmills.com for online sign-ups and use the church phone number (480) 838-1446 to log-on. Want to Become an Acolyte? - If you are 10 years old or older, we’d love to have you be part of the worship service as an Acolyte! Contact Carol at email@example.com. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): 10:15 - 11:30 in Sr. High in Room 201 10:15 - 11:30 in Jr. High in Room 202 The Explorer’s Class begins a new series today on the life and Gospel of Jesus. The “Gospel of Jesus,” a new gospel developed by the Jesus Seminar, will be discussed this morning. Next Sunday, Jesus’ early life in Sepphoris and how this influenced his teachings will be explored. Randy Hamilton will facilitate this series in the Adult Room at 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Issues - We are studying the book, The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church’s Conservative Icon for the next 8 weeks. The discussion will be led by Shannon Buzard. Class meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Adult Room. Disciple II Class - Disciple II is a 32-week Bible study of Genesis, Exodus, Luke and Acts. Please join us on Monday, Oct. 18th, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 112. The class will be led by Helen Jenkins. If you are interested in taking this class, please contact Helen at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 705-9288, or Cathy Smoot at (480) 497-2948. Brown Bag Lunch - Come join us for Brown Bag Lunch every Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Bring your own lunch and socialize with people from the church. We always have a good time! Come and be part of this fun group. UMOM Homeless Shelter Sunday dinner help needed: We need volunteers to help with UMOM dinners on the following Sundays: Oct. 10, 17, and 24; Nov. 14, and Dec. 12 and 19. You would need to be at the center at 3:30 to help cook and would be done by shortly after 6:00. Please contact Carolyn Reid at email@example.com or (602) 882-5292 with questions or to volunteer. Thank you so much! Singles at Dayspring Singles, Etc. Lunches - Each Sunday after the second service, those who want to go out for lunch as a group meet at the restaurant listed below. If you attend first service, please join us! We gather around noon under the name “Dayspring”. Oct. 10 - Macayo’s - NE corner of 48th Street and Warner. UMM Fall Retreat - The 10th Annual United Methodist Men’s Retreat will be held Oct. 22-24 at Mingus Mountain. We have a great program planned with wonderful food and fellowship. On Saturday evening, Ted Newman, western poet and singer will be our guest. Carpooling is available. Total cost of the weekend is $125. For golfers, tee time is 11:00AM on Friday, cost is approximately $60. Space is limited to 40. Contact Steve Evans firstname.lastname@example.org, Roger Clayton email@example.com or Tom McLaughlin TJMR28@msn.com for more info or to sign up. 50 Plus - Join us for lunch, fellowship and an interesting program at 12:00 noon on Friday, Oct. 15, at the Shalimar Country Club Restaurant. Rev. Scott Ritchey will speak about The Justa Center, a way that ecumenical churches in Phoenix are reaching out to homeless adults over age 55. Make your $12 per person reservations with Erma Dean at (480) 839-4657, or a 50 Plus caller. Everyone is welcome - bring a friend! Blood Drive - Give the Gift of Life! - On Sunday, Oct. 17, Dayspring will be hosting the Fall Blood Drive. The Bloodmobile will be in the church parking lot from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To schedule your lifesaving appointment, please stop by the table between services in the Fellowship Hall today, Oct. 3rd or 10th, or call Larry Haubrock at (480) 966-5435.
Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is October 15, and will include events in the month of November.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Contemporary Issues, Adult Room 12:00 PM - Young Adults, Room 112 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Annonymous, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 MONDAY, OCTOBER 11 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms & Dads, Room 111 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall - BSA Troop 172 Committee, Adult Room - Foundation, Adult Room - Trustees, Office Workroom TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 4:00 PM - “Teatime” Yoga, Room 112 5:30 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Not Meeting Today 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center 6:30 PM - DayStar, Not Meeting Today WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:30 PM - Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center
6:30 PM - Stephen Ministry Supervision, Room 112 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 5:00 PM - Parent’s Night Out, Media Center SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17 8:00 AM - Blood Drive - Parking Lot 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Contemporary Issues, Adult Room 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110
“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” Joshua J. Marine
The ministers of this church are its members. Those who assist them are: Bishop Minerva Carcaño Rev. Robert Burns, District Superintendent Rev. Dr. Jane A. Tews, Senior Pastor Rev. George Smoot, Associate Pastor Rev. L. Michael Kelley, Minister of Music Carol Coleman, Minister of Spiritual Formation Jill Moyer, Church Secretary Machel Considine, Program Secretary Susie Seckel, Financial Secretary Mary Sievert, Music Associate Julie Hackmann, Director of Bell Choirs Penny Carpenter, Director of Children’s Music Jackie Miller, Director of Cherub Choir Kris Kroeger, Youth Ministries Coordinator Kay Luzaich, Children’s Coordinator Denise Uhrick, Nursery Coordinator Linda Falk, Preschool Director Ron Venturini, Facilities Maintenance Frankie Vasquez, Custodian Jeanie Carr, Bookkeeper* *Independent Contractor
Dayspring United Methodist Church is a welcoming congregation. We welcome all people, regardless of age, sex, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, economic status, or ability into the full life of this congregation.
Dayspring United Methodist Church 1365 East Elliot Road • Tempe, Arizona 85284-1608 (480) 838-1446 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dayspring-umc.org